BBC article about America

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  1. Charlotte Marcel

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    I was in another forum that provided a link to thier story. But after reading that one, I clicked on a story that looked interesting.

    What do you think about this BBC article?
    BBC Article about America

    I found it alarming myself.
     
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    The article is an editorial, one person printing an opinion. Everyone's entitled to an opinion, and I have no objection to editorials. Just keep in mind that this is an editorial and not a news story.
     
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    Let me explain. I've heard things like this all my life. I guess, it was just alarming to me to see it in print in another part of the world by a news organization that is usally very credible.

    I found it alarming because it's not the only place I've heard of this, and it's not a recent idea. I first started hearing about "Big Brother" when I was quite young. And the camera's on every street corner make me think that their might be some truth to it. I mean really, you can get info of any kind on anyone throught the internet. So why would it seem just one person's opinion that the goverment could be keeping files on individuals in this day and age. I used to work for the I.R.S. as an intern one summer when I was still in school, and even way back then, there were extensive files on regular people, much more than what a person claimed on their taxes by the way.
     
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    Looked fairly accurate to me, within the bounds of an opinion piece.
     

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